Essex Crossing Housing Lottery Update and Upcoming Community Meeting

Today, online applications for 104 affordable apartments at Essex Crossing’s Site 5 went live. Lottery applications are being accepted for 40 studio apartments, 17 one-bedroom apartments, 42 two-bedroom, and 5 three-bedroom apartments. The rents range from as low as $519 a month for a studio apartment to $3,424 a month for a three-bedroom apartment.

This building is being constructed under the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)’s Mix and Match Program and NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC)’s Mixed Income Program and will be affordable to very low-, low-, moderate-, and middle-income households.

The deadline for applying is May 1, 2017. Eligible applicants who have been selected can expect to start moving into their new homes by September 2017.

More information on all available apartments and instructions on how to apply to the City’s affordable housing lottery are available in Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, and Spanish on the NYC Housing Connect website: Essex Crossing Site 5 (145 Clinton Street) affordable housing lottery is currently live at Please also see the documents below.


Community Meeting:

On Monday, March 6, DSA, HPD and HDC will host the second housing information session for the community at Seward Park High School from 6:30-8pm. HPD and HDC will give a presentation on the application process and eligibility criteria. Local Housing Ambassadors GOLES and AAFE will be present. Translation services in Spanish and Chinese will be available.



Essex Crossing Site 5 Postings






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